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Area 4-H’ers Earn Awards For Exhibits At Iowa State Fair

August 16, 2012
by Kristy Tonderum , Emmetsburg News

Palo Alto County 4-H'ers are representing the local area in fine fashion at the 2012 Iowa State Fair with their exhibits. Judging for non-livestock static exhibits was conducted late last week at the State Fair.

Awards for the various State Fair exhibitors from Palo Alto County have been released by Julie Naig, 4-H Program Coordinator for Palo Alto County Extension. In total Palo Alto County took home 22 Blue Ribbons and eight Red Ribbons.

A trio of Emmetsburg youths were recognized at the State Fair. Marie Jensen received a Red ribbon in the Creative Arts division for photo of a tulip, which featured a pink tulip with a black oval cut mat.

Kristen Kassel received a Blue ribbon for her Family & Consumer Sciences exhibit of 2 half pint jars of strawberry jam.

Rachel Ruddy took home a Blue ribbon in the Science, Engineering & Technology division for a refinished wooden library table. Her table featured a center drawer, a shelf on the bottom and shamrock cutouts on each side.

All three girls are members of the Junior Clippers 4-H Club.

Several members of the Fern Valley 4-H'ers from the West Bend area were awarded numerous ribbons. Haley Banwart was awarded a Blue ribbon in the Science, Engineering & Technology division for a painted black metal trailer rack project. She also received a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for her lounge chair project. The chair, which had a white metal frame, featured cushions with green, burgundy and tan cushions and two back wheels.

Megan Brown received a Red ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for a crazy colorful quilt which had multi-colored print fabrics, a pink border and orange backing. She also received a Red ribbon in the Personal Development category for her tri-fold poster titled "Fabric Magic" with pictures of the process for making her fleece jacket design.

Noah Fehr got a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for white hamburger buns.

Abigail Hoffman received a Red ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for a horse stall supply holder. The holder, which is five feet long and two feet wide, has white netting for the pockets and red fabric with black trim.

Rachel Hoffman was awarded a Blue ribbon in Family & Consumer Sciences division for horse stall sign. The sign, which features a picture of her horse Keira, has brown burlap with fringed edges and red star fabric border.

Kelli Klepper received a Blue ribbon in the Ag & Natural Resources division for a landscape photo book. The small book with a black cover features a picture of front yard landscaping on the front.

Autumn Mogler received a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for her freezer peaches.

Aaron Montag was awarded a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for an old fashioned gravity lounge chair, which has a white frame and royal blue cloth tied with white clothes line road. He also received a Blue Ribbon in the Creative Arts category for an 8x10photo of a sunflower with a black mat.

The Ruthven area had two representatives at the fair. Mackenzie Berkland received a Blue Ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for an ISU quilted purse, which features the Iowa State logo, zips open and has yellow and red buttons. She was also awarded a Blue Ribbon in the Personal Development division for her peace design pillowcase citizenship project. Another Blue was awarded to Berkland in the Animal division for a horse first aid kit, which was made from a clear container with a red lid and including many first aid items.

Eric Sundall received a Blue ribbon in the Science, Engineering & Technology category for welded roadrunner made from metal scraps including the neck made from painted red chain, legs made from yellow springs and an orange pitch fork tail. He was also awarded another Blue ribbon in the same division for a 5 foot walnut shelf.

Mallard had two youths from their community with exhibits at the State Fair. Madelynn Gehrt received a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for a 5x7 black & white photo of a blonde girl on fence.

Sarah Mader was awarded a Blue ribbon in the Creative Arts division for pastel chalk drawing of an Afghan girl. She also took home another Blue ribbon in the same division for a tree paintings featuring browns, tans and oranges in black frames. Mader's third ribbon, a Red in the in the same division, was for a mosaic frame with girl's face. The glass frame has copper and glass accents and features a girls face with flowing yarn hair.

Lydia Reding of Cylinder received a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for a stuffed dairy cow that stands about 12 inches tall.

Graettinger had two ribbon winners. Anna Sorenson received a Red Ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for a child's pillow bed made of flannel fabric with a John Deere print. She was also awarded a Red ribbon in the same division for first aid kit made in a clear container with a green handle. Brent Wesley was awarded a Blue Ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for cinnamon swirl bread.

Josie Wickman of Curlew received a Blue ribbon in the Family & Consumer Sciences division for orange creamsicle cupcakes. She also received a Blue ribbon in the Creative Arts division for a brown and orange 3D crayon tree mixed media art project. Wickman's third ribbon, also in the Creative Arts category, was a Red for photo of grey and white mountain goat in a black oval cut mat.

 
 
 

 

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